Definition of Restrained

1. Adjective. Cool and formal in manner.

Exact synonyms: Reticent, Unemotional
Similar to: Undemonstrative



2. Adjective. Under restraint.

3. Adjective. Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes. "Restrained in his response"
Exact synonyms: Moderate
Similar to: Temperate
Derivative terms: Moderateness

4. Adjective. Not showy or obtrusive. "Clothes in quiet good taste"
Exact synonyms: Quiet
Similar to: Unostentatious, Unpretending, Unpretentious

5. Adjective. Prudent. "Guarded optimism"
Exact synonyms: Guarded
Similar to: Cautious

Definition of Restrained

1. Adjective. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control. ¹

2. Verb. (past of restrain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Restrained

1. restrain [v] - See also: restrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restrained

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restorators
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restored cycle
restorement
restorer
restorers
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restoring
restos
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restrainable
restrained (current term)
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Literary usage of Restrained

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"1 247 j restrained of bis liberty in violation of the Constitution of the United State*) end, "until final judgment therein, and after final judgment of ..."

2. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1861)
"The arguments restrained. of the petitioners, were repeated and enforced in debate. Whatever the business appointed for consideration, the claims of ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"... without the assent and concurrence of her trustee, unless she was specially restrained by the instrument under which she acquired her separate estate. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"He despised the trophies of a Gothic victory,8 and was satisfied that the rapacious barbarians of the Danube would be restrained from any future violation ..."

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